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. >>> and jesse jackson junior in really big trouble tonight accused of spending thousands of dollars in campaign funds on his own personal stuff. wait until you hear what hey anon!! i'm b,e lk ath taste... i d urax. i thghyowe aaxxpt? majotastesdvti foprars toy,'m mteplbe withnoaxxpiee necear" aturta y oy taner frompa e otaatrns- l alaxxpts ..hah&blk or a alotr jotastes >>> prosecutors say they will likely charge a woman in connection with the murder of an elderly man in alexandria. the 45-year-old marie johnson and today she went before a judge charged with robbing a man's home back in november. she had been a tenant. johnson is now implicated in the murder of the man, 94-year-old joe wars, a stepson found his body on wednesday. >>> well, prosecutors in south africa are seeking premeditated murder charges against the double amputee sprinter who made headlines. he broke down crying today in court. he's accused of killing his model girlfriend on valentine's day. >>> well, did your mom ever embarrass you in front of your classmates? we're guessing whatever she did, it was not as bad as what this
>>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. is facing federal charges. how much money prosecutors say he stole from his campaign and what he allegedly used money to buy. >> beyonce's second d.c. show sold out this morning in one minute, why experts say most fans never had a chance to get a ticket. >> later on the news edge dedicated fans camp out for days in the cold wet weather for a pair of shoes, why police want to be there when the shoes go on sale at 11:00. >> keep it right here. fox 5 news at 10:00 is coming right back.  >>> well, i bet you're one of these folks like me, dozens frustrated beyonce fans in the d.c. area tonight, they missed out on tickets to her first july concert. today they missed out on a chance to get tickets on the second july date when the tickets sold out in a matter of seconds. tonight they want to know how is that possible? fox 5's maureen umeh has the story. >> a lot of fans have been sounding off on our facebook and twitter pages calling for an investigation into ticketmaster and other places that sell tickets. they want to know how tickets w
coalition it's an honor to hold this today and jesse jackson and against violence prevention and that we can represent that well in the season of peace and we bring forward carolyn scott for our opening prayer of this peace hour. >> thank you reverend bryant. bow your heart with me. a discussion on the importance of interface based leadership on the city's violence prevention initiative predict and organize for a safer san francisco is where we're opening up in prayer. iicizea and "it shall come to pass before they call i will answer and yet while they are speaking i will "hear". mayor lee you spoke briefly at the interfaith breakfast and called out for help how do we get to our youth who are disenfranchised and not connected. you asked that you dependd and asked for the help of clergy and the religious community. you said you asked because you and the civic leaders and the departments cannot do it alone. we are here to pray for that reason. you went on to say our future leaders inherit what we do and all that we fail to do. at this breakfast the response from mrs. rita simel of the s
. the hearing will continue next week. jesse jackson is formally charged. >> the deadline for sequestration is march 1 but the airport is canceling an air show in may. >> will a new boardwalk in new jersey make it >> you're watching abc news at 6:00 on your side. >> he claims he was robbed in the district and went to police for help and now he is under arrest. jennifer donelan joins us live with a story that you will only see on 7. >> this was a bizarre caper indeed. a car load of suspects arrested after police tell us they drove here to the 6th district after the driver claimed he was being robbed. let's show you the video. we were there moments after the car went into the back parking lot and all three men jumped out of the car. the driver claiming he was being robbed by the other passengers. do you recall an incident where the suspects drive to you? >> i can't recall that but we're glad they paid us a visit. >> and that was jennifer donelan reporting. former congressman jesse jackson jr. has been formally charged where conspiracy by spending campaign funds
, jesse jackson, jr., has admitted that he violated campaign finance laws. reportedly he signed papers admitting that he used political contributions to buy a $40,000rolex, travel expenses for a friend, and furniture for his home here in washington. the son of civil rights leader, jesse jackson, resigned from congress last year siting health issues. under the terms of the deal, jackson's sentence could range from probation to prison time. >>> who is more popular than president obama, vice president biden and house speaker, john boehner, and doesn't have a political job? hillary clinton, that's who. released the poll in which the former secretary of state was voted the most popular national political figure. clinton's favorable rating beat the president by ten points. the telephone poll began last week and ended monday, just as clinton was leaving her job. >> 50 years ago, tomorrow, robert f. kennedy set out on a remarkable walk along the cno canal toe path. that says a lot about his sheer force of will and how much the country lost when >>> 50 years ago tomorrow, robert f. kennedy set
in prison. you may recall this past summer, jesse jackson jr. disappeared from congress for weeks. and his doctor revealed he was being treat ford bipolar disorder. jackson stepped down in know. today he release aid statement apologizing for his actions and mistakes he has made and once he was seen as a rising political star. he has been unable to capitalize on the sharing of a name with his father, civil rights icon jesse jackson. back to you. >>> thank you, wendy. tonight we have learned the fugitive ex-cop accused of killing four people in southern california apparently killed himself. christopher dorner shot himself in the head tuesday night inside a cabin in big bear community in california. he apparently spent most of the time on the run in a condo. just a few steps away from the command center set up to find him. >>> back home here, prosecutors in alexandria expect to file murder charges against the woman accused of burglarizing an elderly man's home. 94-year-old elmer roars was found dead in his home in del ray wednesday. surveillance cameras at the house showed one person going in
are in custody on unrelated charges. their names not released. >>> former u.s. representative, jesse jackson, jr. and his wife agreed to plead guilty they misused campaign funds. the chicago couple struck a deal today. jackson and his wife, sandra steven jackson admitted they used $750,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses and gifts. jackson resigned from office in november. he is the son of famed civil rights leader jesse jackson. the judge will determine if punishment is expected to be from probation to five years in prison. >>> some u.s. senators are questioning a move to end saturday mail delivery this summer. newmexico senator and 23 others wrote to the postmasterrer general. the postal service may not have the authority to cancel saturday deliver and cuts could cast them more than $5 billion rather than save $2 billion as the agency claims. the senators ask the postal service to work with congress on reforms. >>> a report from jerry brown's office says he allowed parole for more convicted killers than the predecessors. governor brown let stand freeing convicted killers last year and
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congressman jesse jackson, jr. prosecutors say he spent $750,000 in campaign money on himself.fu including furniture at his home in northwest washington. that's where nancy cordes is tonight. nancy? >> reporter: anthony, according to these court documents00 jackson spent more than $9,000r this on children's furniture for this house using campaign funds, and that that was one of the more mundane purchases. he has been charged with one count of conspiracy, which is punishable by up to five years in prison. prosecutors paint 47-year-old jesse jackson, jr., as a profligate spender who used campaign donations to indulge frivolous and expensive whims. $43,000 on a gold-plated men's a gol rolex watch. $5,000 on fur capes and parkas. and a long list of bruce lee and michael jackson memorabilia, including a $4,000 guitar and a $4,600 fedora. prosecutors say tens of thousands more went to pay down personal credit cards. jackson, jr., came to congress pe in 1995, the promising and personable son of a civil rights leader, the reverend jesse jackson. last summer, the congressman disappeared for a month
congressman jesse jackson jr. that could put him behind bars. please guilty to misusing campaign funds for nearly three months the rev. jesse jackson mob during an appearance today a brush of questions about that report the deal between his son and the fed's they will have to wait for the appropriate time he said they say that they haven't heard what the details are and they have not asked. i think they note that there are thousands and thousands of people who feel as i have expressed that it is so unfortunate that this scenario has developed. jesse jackson jr. and his wife has been neither seen nor heard from there has been no activity around their home we learned that the couple has been living out of their washington d.c. town house to avoid the crush of chicago media. the jail time is likely under a blind plea agreement that would leave the former congressman's fate in the hands of a federal judge in washington. this is true and if this is what comes on then i think that probably jackson's lawyers have decided who would rather rolled the dice and take a chance with whatever we get
it turned wrong for jesse jackson junior. today we learned he could spend almost five years in prison. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel joins you live. >> former congressman jesse jackson junior charged with illegally conspiring with his wife to spend $750,000 in campaign funds op personal expences. no plea deal announceed but in a statement, he said, "i offer no excuses for my conduct. i fully accept my responsibility for the improper decisions and the mistakes i made. prosecutors are expected to recommend a prison sentence of five years and fine of up to $so 0,000. the former rising star of the democratic party and man with huge name i.d. is accused of buying a gold $43,000 rolex watch, fur cape and parka and pem raabilia of famous people. michael jackson, mar tip luther king junior and ma'am control-x. charges are wire and mail fraud. his wife who had her open political career as chicago alderman had reached an agreement with prosecutors after being charged with filing false joint tax returns. sandra jackson served as her husband's campaign manager at different times. she re
by a member of congress. former congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife sandra have been charged in federal court with several felonies. prosecutors say the ones prominent political couple used campaign funds tore lavish, personal expenses. another way to say it, they were cheating and stealing. and both congressman jackson and his wife have agreed to plead guilty to the federal charges. john mccormick joins us. nice to see you. and they were stealing, cheating. and i'm curious, what are they charged with doing specifically? >> they are charged with taking nearly $1 million out of campaign funds and spending spet on personal expenses. very bizarre things, $40,000 on a gold rolex chart, $5,000 in parkas and capes. and he spent money on bruce lee and michael jackson paraphernalia. $5,000 on a michael jackson thing so it's bizarre expenditures on part of a former congressman. >> and there is jackson, how is she brought into this some. >> she is brought in because she misstated how much income they have had. >> called cheating. >> and this whole investigation was started off because of the 2008
against jesse jackson jr. and his wife. at attorney for jackson's wife sandy reveals she has signed a deal agreeing to plead guilty to one count of tax fraud. jesse jackson jr. is charged with conspiring to -- among the items he's accused of buying including $23,000 in michael jackson memorabilia. saying he fully accepts responsibility for the improper decisions and mistakes he has made. >>> tonight there's been an arrest after an explosion inside a fairfax county subshop. officers have arrested 25-year-old horace thompson. they arrested him as he left the washington burn center last night. he is now facing charges of arson and malicious wounding because of that explosion inside a deli on route 1 in reportlord virginia last week. >>> three men have been arrested for the late-night string of car vandalisms in fairfax county. they're accused of steals ipods, sunglasses, gps units, and loose change. police say they broke the windows of every vehicle that they got into. anonymous tips led police to the suspects. they're facing a number of charges now, including felony and misdemeanor charges.
it steven from jesse jackson jr. today accepting full responsibility for what he calls the improper decisions and mistakes i have made a very similar statement from sandy jackson of by her lawyer who told me over the phone this afternoon: others of course calling it an immense blow or we should say another amends blow to the public's faith in their politicians particularly here in the state of illinois. cindy jackson charged with understating six years of the families taxes in what is considered by federal prosecutors to be a fairly complex conspiracy because it involves three-quarters of a million dollars' worth of campaign cash our observers say that concealing it is not a simple task some say that the feds taking a bit of a light touch with the former congressman jesse jackson jr. in announcing this deal others say that not so he faces up to five years behind bars for urban apologies today to friends and family members. sorry about the technical difficulty, joining me now is federal prosecutor with solutions. let's talk about the sentencing, to do think jesse jr. will get? he is
the misfortunes of another prominent politician, former congressman jesse jackson jr. of chicago, who is charged with using campaign funds to finance an appetite for expensive jewelry, furs, and other luxury items. we get that story tonight from nbc's national investigative correspondent michael isikoff. >> reporter: the day after former congressman jesse jackson jr. was charged with misusing campaign funds the downfall of the once rising political star has shaken his hometown of chicago. the level of theft on his part i find stunning. you have to learn from your mistakes. that's all. we pray for him. >> reporter: jackson was charged friday with diverting $750,000 in campaign funds for personal benefit including $43,000 for a gold plated rolex, nearly $19,000 for michael jackson memorabilia, $10,000 for bruce lee items, $5100 for fur capes and parkas, and $5,000 for a football signed by u.s. presidents. using campaign contributions for these kinds of personal expenditures is way over the line. you just can't do it. >> reporter: jackson's wife sandra was also charged with income tax evasion in th
so enjoy the weather. >> pam: former illinois congressman jesse jackson junior. has signed a plea deal with prosecutors over potential financial improprieties. jackson stepped down in november, after winning his tenth term to the house. the f-b-i and federal prosecutors started looking at jackson's activities last year. and are also looking into the possibility that his wife may be involved. she stepped down from chicago's city council last month. the end of jackson's tenure came after a lengthy absence from office, due to treatment for a mood disorder. depression. and gastrointestinal issues. what do valentine's day and filing taxes have in common? well this year, if you plan on claiming an education credit on your taxes, your filing start date is february fourteenth. that's right - valentine's day. when filing season officially kicked off on january 30th, the i-r-s was still updating the system that processed the education credit forms. but the i-r-s now says. the system will be up and some say it was the most talked -about 34 minutes in the history of electricity. now - the mys
: a call echoed by civil rights leader jesse jackson, who wrote this message to the president on the website politic 365: "in this crisis we need the president's leadership. come home, mr. president, your city needs you." athena jones, for kron 4 news. >> hundreds of people who tried to brave the harsh weather conditions along the east coast are likely regretting that decision today. that's because hundreds of those cars and trucks got stuck along the long island expressway in new york due to the heavy snowfall. those stranded in their cars overnight did anything they could to stay warm. and eventually worked to dig their way out of the snow early this morning. the number of cars and trucks actually outnumbered the tow trucks and other rescue crews that were sent out to help. >> this is why we live in the bay area. who wants that stuff? temperatures today boris 60s. tonight, it is going to be cold. t a beautiful view of the car keenness bridge. temperatures right now checking in at the-- carquinez... bridge san jose is in the 30's. and a bit more mild in the san francisco, 48.
prosecutors charged jesse jackson jr. with fraud and conspiracy saying the former representative and his wife used campaign money for personal expenses, spending reportedly close to $750,000, a rolex watch purchased and michael jackson memorabilia, both expected to plead guilty. >>> olympian oscar pistorius crying in a south africa courtroom today. prosecutors plan to charge the double amputee with premeditated murder. he's accused of shooting his girl friend in his home. if convicted, he could spend the rest of his life in prison. he was the first double amputee to compete in the olympic games. >>> what would you do for these sneakers? they come in limited numbers and very hard to get. in some cases they have sparked violence, but as matt ackland reports, local law enforcement agencies are prepared this time around. >> the game is the game until it isn't. >> tomorrow is the biggest day. >> reporter: it's almost here, just a few hours left to wait. some of these guys have been waiting in the cold and wet weather out in front of the mall at prince george's since monday, all of it for an expen
charged former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. with misusing campaign money, spending $750,000 on personal luxuries. wbb mtv reports jackson signed a plea agreement with prosecutors. they've charged his wife with filing false income tax forms. an attorney for sandra jackson says she's signed a plea deal with prosecutors as well. mr. jackson has released a statement that says he offers no excuses for his conduct and he accepts responsibility for the mistakes he's made. >>> we could see some snow tonight and i'm here in the weather center with topper shutt. i understand you're breaking out the flake-o-meter. is that where we are now? it comes to this. >> i like that. right now we have rain showers, start with temps, very warm today. some spots hit 60 degrees. now temps are starting to tumble a bit. look back north and west, 28 in oakland, 37 in winchester, 50 downtown and now mid-50s pushed off to east across i-95 and into parts of anne arundel county and prince george's county. here's a look at the big view. this is all rain pushing through parts of the metro area just in ti
officers. >>> former congressman jesse jackson junior's son, pleads guilty to federal charges tonight. he is accused of misusing three quarters of a million dollars in campaign funds. his wife sandra is charged separately. both signed plea deals. jackson will have to repay the funds and possibly spend time in prison. >>> controversy over a photo of a grammy nominated rapper with two maryland state police troopers. rap star 2 chainz was arrested on drug charges on his way to a concert. another questions the troopers conduct. kai jackson has more on the photo getting nationwide attention. >> reporter: today, the contents of the car 2 chainz was riding in got him arrested but a photo afterwards could be a problem for maryland state troopers. >> good morning. >> reporter: if you have never heard of rapper 2 chainz he got prime time exposure february 11th on 2 broke girls ♪ when i die, bury me inside the gucci stove ♪ ♪ >> he is not knew to the scene. he has been around since the 90s. >> reporter: he received no love on valentines day after
. >>> federal prosecutors have charged the former u.s. representative jesse jackson jr. and his wife sandy. the ex-congressman is charged with spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal expenses. and his wife is charged with one count of filing false federal income tax returns from 2006 to 2011. jackson jr. said that he fully accepts responsibility. >>> well a new report says that d.c. is more diverse than what they used to be, but >>> 10% of the adult of the d.c. residence are self- identified as lesbian, gay, transgender, the highest in the nation. only d.c. and hawaii were above a%. 3.3% of maryland at the 2.9% identified themselves as being a part of the lbgb community. >>> well, a pair of brand new jordans are expected to be released tomorrow and they want to make sure to control all those wild crowds. you know how it gets when those shoes come out. police are working with the retailers to ensure safety for the first district commander. in the past cops found out about the sneaker releases after the fact and that's when there was trouble. police say that store owners are giving t
early voting begins to replace former congressman jesse jackson, jr. -- two key democrats are throwing their political weight behind the same candidate. former state representative robin kelly picked up endorsements from u.s. representatives bobby rush and danny davis in the special 2nd congressional district democratic primary. they both cited kelly's support for tougher gun laws. kelly is one of 16 democrats in the race. the governor visited a south side church today to make his case for raising the minimum wage in illinois and.... >> there is something wrong if someone works 40 hours a week and lives in poverty >> he wants to raise the minimum wage in illinois to $10 an hour . >> i think it is important that working people get peight paid a fair wagpaid a fair wage >> she worries employers will be even more reluctant to hire if this passes >> some people think it will be a wage killer... >> it has been very frustrating trying to look for a job... >> she would rather see lawmakers focused on communities like this one were no longer hiring >> chicago's flu season appears to be
to prison. he is the son of civil rights leader jesse jackson. >>> los angeles cardinal roger mahoney is headed to rome to select the next pope but not before being deposed on a child molestation case. the deposition is the first since the archdiocese released thousands of pages of pages of personnel file. mahoney and other officials hid allegations against priests to protect the catholic church. >>> the air bus will stop using lithium batteries in their jets. instead air bus will use a traditional battery in its new passenger jet the a350. >>> in news of the world, in south africa olympic athlete broke down loudly as he was charge with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend. the double amputee sprinter did not enter a plea. his family disputed the murder charge in the strongest terms. he's been considered a hero in south africa for overcoming his disability to compete in the olympics. >>>? afghanistan the women or rather the army is training women to be special forces. this is new ground for the ultraconservative society where women are usually covered from head to toe. the women
2:00 in morning just follow them at palo alto police, maureen naylor. >>> jesse jackson jr. and his wife have agreed to plead guilty to misuse of campaign funds. federal officials say jackson used $750,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses. including a $43,000 gold rolex watch. jackson says he has accepted responsibility for his mistakes. both he and his wife could be sentenced to prison. he is the son of civil rights leader jesse jackson. >>> los angeles cardinal roger mahoney is headed to rome to select the next pope but not before being deposed on a child molestation case. the deposition is the first since the archdiocese released thousands of pages of pages of personnel file. mahoney and other officials hid allegations against priests to protect the catholic church. >>> the air bus will stop using lithium batteries in their jets. instead air bus will use a traditional battery in its new passenger jet the a350. >>> in news of the world, in south africa olympic athlete broke down loudly as he was charge with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend. the double amputee spri
political career. the lavish items jesse jackson jr. admits he and his wife bought with campaign funds. also marin county gets a piece of military machinery we are used to seeing in war zones. why the sheriff says it's a necessity. >> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife face potential prison terms after they admit to plead guilty to spending $27,000 in campaign funds on themselves. they bought furs, a gold watch and a hat once owned by michael jackson. it's not clear how much prison time they can serve when they are sentenced in a few months. legal experts predict jackson jr. would likely serve at least a few years as breach of a public trust while his wife sandy would serve maybe only a few months for filing a false tax return. >>> the marin county sheriff's department is buying an armored vehicle to use in response to everything from crutch to snipers. but is it a wise use of homeland security funding or a waste of money. not everyone agrees. we have the story. >>> the bear cat g3 rescue vehicle can be stand explosive blasts and 50 caliber gunfire. but can it take an
up, the lavish items jesse jackson junior he and his wife bought with campaign funds. also marin county gets a piece of military machinery that we are used to seeing in war zones. why the sheriff says it's a why the sheriff says it's a necessity. [ male announcer ] with citibank it's easy for jay to deposit checks from anywhere. [ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. okay. [ male announcer ] with citibank's popmoney, dan can easily send money by email right from his citibank account. nice job ben. [ male announcer ] next up, the gutters. citibank popmoney. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> olympic blade runner oscar pistorius is said to be on suicide watch as he awaits tuesday's court appearance for the murder of his model girlfriend at his south african home. family members say he's numb with shock and grief after making a tearful appearance this court yesterday. they strongly refute the allegation of first-degree murder burks refuse to elaborate on that. pistorius remains in jail while prosecut
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in the capital of bogota. >>> former illins congressman jesse jackson jr. signed a plea deal with prosecutors. the son of the well-known civil rights leader was under investigation for misusing campaign funds. details of the detail are unknown. according to local reports out of chicago, he could still face prison time. >>> and at a white house ceremony next friday, president obama will honor the six teachers and staff killed in the newtown, connecticut, school shooting massacre. with the second highest civilian honor, the citizens medal. >>> a big announcement by aol. they have announced increases in their revenues in the fourth quarter. so why is that sfwhig well, it's the first overall growth in eight years for aol. they say an increase in ad sales is responsible for that uptick. >>> the massive manhunt for a suspected triple killer is resuming. california police are now searching for rogue ex-cop christopher dorner. they warn that he is extremely dangerous. a live report is coming up. hi. hi. i'm here to pick up some cacti. it should be under stephens. the verizon share everything plan for
's go to charlie sheen who actually put out a video to this guy and jesse jackson sends a letter. watch this. >> christopher dorner, this is charlie sheen, you mentioned me in your manifesto, so thank you for your kind words. i'm urging you to call me, let's figure out together how to end this thing. i look forward to talking to you and jesse jackson says the following in a letter on facebook i understand your feelings of hurt and pain, i make this plea to you to stop spreading the pain and hurt and fear, please stop don't take anymore lives i'll do whatever i can do without hesitation, please contact me through danny whatever his name is l.a. sentinel. is giving attention to this guy by mentioning people's names on a manifesto, is that a bad idea? >> of course it is. it is going to encourage other sick people who are looking for their 15 minutes of fame. i regret that we have to talk about it in this way, but i think it's very illuminating. there's a sickness in our culture, it is a piece of a whole of this problem of celebrity worship and the cult of fame, the looky loos and the moral
. >>> well, this is a sad story. we learned today jesse jackson, jr. is being charged with conspiring to spend campaign funds on personal expenses. jackson allegedly conspired to spend $750,000 in campaign funds. sources tell politico those expenses are said to include a $43,000 rolex, home renovations, and fur coats, among other things. jackson issued a statement this afternoon saying he fully accepts responsibility for his mistakes. politico says prosecutors will recommend a prison sentence of between 46 and 57 months, and he had a career ready to go. jackson's wife also pled guilty to one count of tax fraud. i guess this is all a plea bargain. we'll be right back. >>> we saw with his nomination something truly extraordinary, which is the government of iran formally and publicly praising [ male announcer ] how can power consumption in china, impact wool exports from new zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds bea
. >> sreenivasan: former congressman jesse jackson junior was charged today with diverting $750,000 in campaign funds to personal use. the illinois democrat resigned from congress last november after being treated for bipolar disorder. he responded to the federal charges today, saying: "i offer no excuses for my conduct and i fully accept my responsibility." in a related case, his wife pleaded guilty to a single count of tax fraud. the people who endured long days on a disabled cruise ship were headed home today. their ordeal in the gulf of mexico came to an end when the crippled craft pulled into port. cheers erupted from carnival cruise's "triumph" as it finally docked in mobile, alabama, late last night, five days after an engine room fire left the ship dead in the water. over the next four hours, more than 3,100 weary passengers streamed ashore. >> i mean, i'm speechless. it's just really great to finally be back in america and on land. >> sreenivasan: many took buses to new orleans to catch flights home today, while others were bused back to galveston, texas, to retrieve cars left at the s
"killer cop: inside the hunt for christopher dorner" tonight here at 8:00 pm. >>> jesse jackson jr.'s plea deal. he is admitting to using contribution funds for his own use. he took as much as $750,000 out of his war chest. here are some items on that shopping list. $43,000 rolex, five grand for furs bought in beverly hills, couple of michael jackson hats for around $4,000 each. and more than $10 in martin luther king jr. memorabilia. >>> in chicago now, president obama again called on congress to act on his gun control proposals. the president spoke about gun violence at a high school in his hometown. president obama said it's not just a gun issue here. it's also an issue of community, responsibility. he also spoke about one of chicago's victims of gun violence, 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. >> what happened to hadiya is not unique. it's not unique to chicago. it's not unique to this country. too many of our children are being taken away from us. >> remember hadiya was gunned down days after performing at one of the president's inauguration events. her parents were at yesterday's speech a
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